Suboxone Programs Need Faster Expansion

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Several treatment methods have been developed to combat the tormenting grip of addiction. Opioid addiction has become increasingly challenging, and the focus of much debate. Opioids are substances that create morphine-like effects by acting on opioid receptors, and include prescription pain relievers, heroin and the recently popularized fentanyl. Today, over 100 people are still dying […]

Why Abstinence-Only Models Don’t Work

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For a long time, abstinence-only treatment seemed like the best avenue for addiction recovery. Today, we know better. Abstinence-only treatments such as the popular Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and other 12-step programs can be spiritually and mentally fulfilling in many ways. They also make up most treatment methods. Unfortunately, they are simply not efficient in creating […]

Top Four Changes in Addiction Treatment

Changes in Addiction Treatment

Addiction has been stifling American communities for a long time. In recent years, opioid battles and dangers, like Fentanyl, have pervaded the scene. Many are calling for fast change. One of the areas constantly calling for is getting more treatment to more people. A look into recent history will show that significant shifts have already […]

Outpatient MAT Programs are the Future of Addiction Treatment

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There have occurred dramatic advances in the treatment of SUD (substance use disorders) in the last decade. Treatment models have evolved from pure abstinence and social context approaches to a new paradigm which incorporates the biological, social, and behavioral components of this heterogeneous disorder into a unifying theme known today as MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment).A […]

Pros & Cons of Medication Assisted Treatment

Advantages of Medication Assisted Treatment

Medication assisted treatment (MAT) remains a controversy but is being utilized more than ever. Whichever side you are on, there seem to be more benefits than consequences. It appears the medications used for MAT are safe and significantly reduce the risk of relapse and possible overdose death. MAT is also cost effective, especially given the […]

Suboxone Treatment Creates Long-term Recovery

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Americans today are all too familiar with addiction and the deadly opioid crisis. Addiction has always been around, and chances are, those reading this have known someone in addiction. In recent years, the United States has faced a particularly dangerous threat: opioid addiction. Many wonder which treatment methods prove most effective in the battle against […]

Addiction Treatment in Pregnant Women

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Addiction alone is a difficult and dangerous path. Even more so for pregnant women who find themselves addicted to substances. Like most things ingested, drugs can easily pass through the mother’s thin placental membrane and umbilical cord directly to the fetus. Also, most drugs are present in breast milk. Thus, it is often both the […]

Outpatient Medication Assisted Treatment

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Several addiction recovery protocols have developed over time in an attempt to battle the opioid crisis. Although there is much debate surrounding which programs work best, it is widely agreed upon that a combination of different strategies is the most effective approach, as most would agree. One program that was specifically engineered with this in […]

MAT Programs Produce Positive Outcomes

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The opioid epidemic that is still shaking our country and communities. As each day passes and we look for answers to solve this public health crisis, one method is standing above the rest. Today, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) offers real hope and has shown traction in producing positive outcomes for patients with Opioid Use Disorder. […]